Special Report

Longest-Serving Democrats in the House

43. Rep. Grace Napolitano
> Time in congress: 20 years (1999-present)

District: Rep. Napolitano currently serves California’s 32nd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Los Angeles County.

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42. Rep. Ron Kind
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. Kind currently serves Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Adams, Buffalo, Chippewa, Crawford, Dunn, Eau Claire, Grant, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Pierce, Portage, Richland, Trempealeau, Vernon, and Wood Counties.

41. Rep. Adam Smith
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. Smith currently serves Washington’s 9th Congressional District, which covers some or all of King and Pierce Counties.

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40. Rep. Gregory W. Meeks
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. Meeks currently serves New York’s 5th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Nassau and Queens Counties.

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39. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr.
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. Pascrell Jr. currently serves New Jersey’s 9th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties.

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